Lonzo Ball, the Chicago Bulls' starting point guard, has confirmed that he will miss the entirety of the 2023-24 NBA season. This comes as a significant blow to the Bulls, who had previously experienced Ball's absence during the last season due to complications from surgeries on his left knee source.
Ball's injury has been a major talking point over the past seasons, especially considering the Bulls' impressive performance with him on the court. In the 2021-22 season, the Bulls started strong, even securing the No. 1 seed in the East before Ball's injury source.
In a recent appearance on the "From the Point Podcast by Trae Young," Ball referred to his time with the Bulls as a "what if" moment. He expressed regret for the Bulls' front office, feeling that they had built the perfect team around him source.
While the Bulls will undoubtedly feel the impact of Ball's absence, fans and the team alike are hopeful for his eventual return.